Garage To Bedroom Conversion Nz
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For New Zealanders, the garage is not just somewhere to park the car. It's where projects and band practice takes place; where tools are kept, toys are stored, and clothes are dried. We've been building garages for Kiwis since the mid-70s, so we have the expertise to meet your unique demands.
On average, converting your garage into a bedroom adds about 600 square feet of space to your home. Garage conversion circumvents the need for a lengthy, cost-intensive home addition, but it can still run $10,000 to $50,000, unless you do it on the cheap.
Will it be a bedroom, study or perhaps a media room? Is there enough available space to achieve the desired purpose? Do I need building consent for the conversion work? A garage is a Class 10a building and is considered a non-habitable structure as set out in the Building Code of Australia ("BCA").
2. "Reversible conversions" Convert the garage to a standard bedroom, but so that it is easy to convert back to a garage (like for when it is time to sell the home) The main reason that people do this is so that when they sell the home, if the buyer wants to convert the bedroom back to a garage, then it will be easy to "reverse" the conversion.
Converting a garage. Turning your garage into living space can be an affordable way to add on to your home. It lets you create a new media room, add a bedroom or expand the living room without having to build an addition.